Junior NTR to romance Samantha Ruth Prabhu in his next

Telugu actor Junior Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as Junior NTR, will star in producer Bellam Konda Suresh’s next

The star actor will seen romancing Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the next yet-to-be-titled film.

Producer Bellam Konda Suresh had initially signed Ram Pothineni to play the protagonist in the film, but news is that the actor is replaced by Junior NTR.

“NTR has given us a go-ahead with the project. He was very inspired with the script and has agreed to start working from March next year,” a release from the production company said. The film, which was initially launched with Ram, was tentatively titled Kandireega 2, following the success of the prequel which starred Ram in the title role.

The makers haven’t disclosed the real reason for replacing Ram with Junior NTR in the film, which will be directed by Santosh Srinivas. So far only the main star’s names are announced, the rest of the cast are apparently yet to be decided.